Nutrition and Your Body: Your Body on Carbohydrates, 1st Edition

  • Alexis Burling
  • Published By: Core Library
  • ISBN-10: 1532172087
  • ISBN-13: 9781532172083
  • DDC: 613.2
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released December 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Carbohydrates give the body energy. They are in many foods people eat each day. But some carbohydrates are healthier than others. This book uncovers the nutritional benefits of carbohydrates, how they interact with the body, and how to include them as part of a balanced diet. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: What Are Carbohydrates?.
2: Simple Carbs.
3: Complex Carbs.
4: Carbs and Dieting.
5: A Healthy Balance.
Fast Facts.
Stop and Think.
Online Resources.
Learn More.
About the Author.